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chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
rampant - growing or spreading uncontrollably; growing in profusion; unrestrained; Ex. rampant lawlessness/weed
solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
trifling - trivial; unimportant
perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
partition - divide into parts
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich